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G. Victoria Jackson, EdD, EdS, MSW, LCSW

G. Victoria Jackson, EdD, EdS, MSW

Assistant Professor, Social Work and Social Ecology

Contact Information

Email vjackson@llu.edu
Phone 909-379-7582
Fax 909-379-7594

Department of Social Work and Social Ecology, Office 201C
Loma Linda University
1898 Business Center Dr., San Bernardino, CA  92408

Degrees and Certifications

  • EdD, Education - La Sierra University, 2012
  • EdS, Education Specialist - La Sierra University, 2007
  • Master of Social Work - University of Michigan, 1972

Areas of Specialization

  • Gerontology - successful aging
  • Child welfare - transitional foster youth
  • Human trafficking

Professional Memberships and Licenses

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • National Association of Social Work
  • American Society of Aging
  • National Association of Christian Social Workers
  • International Association of Adventist Social Workers
  • Inland Association for Continuity of Care (IACC)

Recent Presentations

  • October 2016. "Patients." Presentation to students visiting from Osaka Jikei College in Japan. San Bernardino, CA.
  • September 2016. "Working with Patients with Dementia." California State Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators Training and Certification Conference. Riverside, CA.
  • September 2016. "Communicating with Older Adults: How Aging May Affect Communication." California State Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators Training and Certification Conference. Riverside, CA.
  • 2015. "Social Work Challenges for the 21st Century." Keynote Speaker for the San Bernardino Chapter of National Association of Social Workers Social Work Month Banquet. Ontario, CA.
  • 2015. Dual Degree/Gerontology Student Poster Presentations. "Sex and the Senior, Health Living, and Healthy Eating." Pacesetters Club for Seniors at Kansas Avenue SDA Church. Riverside, CA.
  • 2014. "Anger Management Interventions." Drug Alternative Program. Grand Terrace, CA.
  • 2014. "Empowerment Evaluation." Council on Social Work Education Conference. Tampa, FL.
  • 2014. "Social Work as a Profession." Loma Linda University CAPS Campus Event. Loma Linda, CA.
  • 2014. "Blue Zone Strategies for Healthful Living for Caregivers." American Society on Aging Conference. San Diego, CA.
  • 2013. "Stress Management." Kansas Avenue SDA Church. Riverside, CA.
  • 2013.  "Blue Zone Principles for Families." Adventist Family Ministries. Monterey, CA.
  • 2012. "Resources for  Seniors." Pacesetters Club for Seniors at Kansas Avenue SDA Church. Riverside, CA.
  • 2012. "Cultural Differences and Considerations in Caregiving for Dementia Patients." Care Partner Support Group, Loma Linda University, Behavioral Health Institute. Loma Linda, CA.

Community Engagement

  • Loma Linda University International Behavioral Health Trauma Team, Member - Sierra Leone (2015, 2016), Kiev, Ukraine (2015), Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota (2014), Trinidad-Tobago (2013), Belize (2011), Haiti (2004)
  • Silent Praise Anointed - ASL song signing at Kansas SDA Church (2006-present)
  • Newbold Councillors - Newbold College outreach and planning for future organization (2000-2014)
  • Youth tutoring at Kansas Avenue SDA Church (2010)
  • Silverlake Youth Board, Member (1999-2004)
  • Touch of Class Skills for African American females (2000)
  • Drama Team Member - Celebration Church, Colton, CA (1990-1994)